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Student Threatens to Blow Up School Bus

Posted March 6, 2008 7:15 p.m. EST

— A Panther Creek High School student was under investigation Thursday for plotting to blow up a school bus, police said.

Investigators said the unidentified student made the threat in front of other students after the school bus driver turned him in for shooting paint balls at the bus.

Several weapons, including an AK-47 automatic rifle, and ammunition were found inside the student's home, according to a search warrant.

Apex police said the firearms belonged to the student's parents.